James May

  • James May

    Located in the Irish sea between Great Britain and Ireland, the Isle of Man plays host to one of the racing world's most famous circuits--the Isle of Man TT course. Every year thousands of motorcyclists from across the world pile onto the island to watch events like the Tourist Trophy and Manx Grand Prix, and over the last few years electric motorcycles have also made headlines. Recently though, a rather different electric motorcycle has completed the course--one made entirely of Meccano, a UK brand of Erector Set construction toys. The motorcycle and sidecar has been constructed for a new...

  • Top Gear Stage Another Electric Car Stunt
    Top Gear Tests Nissan Leaf, Peugeot iOn: A Fair Assessment?

    It's the episode electric car enthusiasts have been itching to see- and now the guys at BBC motoring show Top Gear have tested two electric cars to see whether they make any sense for the car buying public. Now we already know that Top Gear hasn't had the greatest history with electric cars. First...

  • Top Gear's Jeremy Clarkson
    Top Gear: Doing Another Silly, Deceptive Electric-Car Stunt?

    Uh oh, here we go again. Or not? The crew of the British car show Top Gear have been spotted in the British town of Lincoln, traveling in a pair of electric cars, the 2011 Nissan Leaf and a Peugeot iOn (which will be sold in the States as the 2012 Mitsubishi 'i'). Hosts Jeremy Clarkson and James...

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